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GSC GameWorld’s Official Statement: “we will do our best to continue”

As promised yesterday, GSC GameWorld made an official announcement about the fate of STALKER 2. And just a few minutes ago, GSC tweeted that they will do their best to continue. What does this mean though? Does this mean that STALKER 2 will be outsourced to another developer or will a new gaming studio be formed after GSC’s closure? One can only guess. Continue reading GSC GameWorld’s Official Statement: “we will do our best to continue”

GSC GameWorld to make an official announcement today

We’ve all been waiting for an official statement from GSC GameWorld about its closure and the cancellation of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2. So get ready everyone as GSC GameWorld has tweeted that they will be making an official statement this Monday – today in case your region has moved on to the next day. Our guess is that GSC GameWorld will clear things up and will provide the reasons for its closure. Continue reading GSC GameWorld to make an official announcement today

Leaked STALKER 2 screenshots and artworks, game is canceled, GSC GameWorld is closing

All hell has broken loose today as there was a rumor that – according to UkraNews – GSC GameWorld would be closing its doors. And sadly, it has been confirmed by both GSC GameWorld’s employees and GSC’s director Dmitri Bourkovski, who has officially confirmed the closure of GSC and the cancellation of Stalker 2. Yeap, GSC GameWorld is no more guys. Moreoever, there was a major leak of STALKER 2 artworks and screenshots just a few hours ago. Now frankly, we don’t know if this leak was intentional – as a means to calm the game’s fans down – but we do know that STALKER 2 looked promising. Oh boy, what a shame. The STALKER series was one of the best PC exclusive series and we are really shocked now. Nevertheless, you can find bellow a lot of artworks and two, in-game, screenshots. A sad day today and yeah, we’ll miss you our beloved STALKERs! Continue reading Leaked STALKER 2 screenshots and artworks, game is canceled, GSC GameWorld is closing

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat MISERY Mod promises to take GSC’s little gem to the next level

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat MISERY is a mod that promises to overhaul GSC’s first-person shooter. This mod comes with custom textures, a weather system, new sound effects, new difficulty settings, improved AI, reskinned weapons, new items and interface, as well as new menus and loading screens. In other words, this mod is touching and tweaking almost every aspect of the game. MISERY is almost completed (currently at 93% of development) and the team behind it released a huge features list that – part of it – can be viewed after the jump. Continue reading S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat MISERY Mod promises to take GSC’s little gem to the next level

STALKER Particle Paradise Build 2614 Released

A new and more stable version of the Particle Paradise 2.1.1.9 mod for GSC GameWorld’s STALKER has just been released. This version has improved stability, better and even more effects for level builders, features thick mist and fog, semi-realistic bullet chambers and the newest PP 3.1.1.9x’s high quality textures. Continue reading STALKER Particle Paradise Build 2614 Released

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Absolution – Live Action Short Film

STALKER fans, here is something special for all of you. Digital Rising released today a new, live action short film that is based on GSC GameWorld’s acclaimed first person shooter series, S.T.A.L.K.E.R. In this film, a Ukrainian soldier on patrol goes AWOL after his squadmate loses his mind to a controller. He travels deeper into the zone in refuge from the military. However, only more danger awaits him. Enjoy the video after the jump. Continue reading S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Absolution – Live Action Short Film

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 New Details – New Engine, FOV, Higher PC Requirements

Remember that interview in which Sergey Grigorovich stated that GSC GameWorld was considering implementing the intrusive ‘always-online’ DRM? Well, that wasn’t the only major detail that was revealed. Grigorovich has also revealed more information about the game’s new engine, its FOV, the system requirements and the possibility of the game coming to current generation consoles. Oh, and the game is still planned for a 2012 release. Continue reading S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 New Details – New Engine, FOV, Higher PC Requirements

GSC GameWorld responds to STALKER 2’s always-online DRM

All hell’s broke loose and all STALKER fans were really disappointed when they found out that STALKER 2 would probably require a permanent internet connection in order to be played. As you may have guessed, GSC GameWorld had to act. Fast. And according to the game’s Twitter account, this particular DRM method was only mentioned as a possibility, not a choice. Continue reading GSC GameWorld responds to STALKER 2’s always-online DRM

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 will require a permanent internet connection

In a recent interview, Sergey Grigorovich revealed something that passed under the radar of all PC gamers. The head of GSC Game World stated that S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 will require a permanent internet connection when he was asked about the game’s copy protection. Although STALKER 2 is still pretty early in development, Sergey stated that software piracy is an issue for them and they try to fight it, but within reason. Continue reading S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 will require a permanent internet connection

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Details – PS3 Port Is Possible

Following today’s fan-made film, here are some juicy new information about S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2. During a Russian interview, GSC GameWorld’s Sergey Gregorovich revealed that S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 will actually be a movie tie-in and that the movie’s budget is $3 million USD. He also revealed that 60 people work on the game and the game will use like 50% of the previous storylines. Sergey also hinted to a possible PS3 port, although nothing is certain right now. Continue reading S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Details – PS3 Port Is Possible